ClinPsyD Doctorate in Clinical Psychology / Overview
Year of entry: 2024
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- Degree awarded
- Doctor of Clinical Psychology
- 3 Years
- Entry requirements
A degree (minimum Upper Second (2:1)) in single honours Psychology, or joint honours where psychology constitutes at least fifty per cent of the course, is required.
The degree must have already been awarded at the time of application; candidates who are currently undergraduates will not be short-listed for interview.
For candidates with degrees that do not constitute at least 50% psychology, a BPS accredited Psychology conversion course must be obtained (original award grade will remain the same therefore the minimum of a 2.1 award remains applicable).
Candidates must establish their eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society before making an application.
A minimum of 12 months of paid FTE clinically relevant experience such as work in a healthcare setting or a background in clinical research involving direct contact with patients delivering assessments and/or treatments and/or service development work at the time of submitting an application is considered essential.
Formal consent to participate as service users in practical and clinical teaching will be required as a condition of entry to the programme.
- How to apply
- Application for the ClinPsyD programme is made through the British Psychological Society's Clearing House for Postgraduate Courses in Clinical Psychology.
Overseas applicants who do not meet the criteria for home fee status should also apply through the clearing house system.
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- Learn from some of Europe's leading researchers while undertaking your own project.
- Access some of the best research facilities in the world at both the University and in hospitals around Greater Manchester.
- Undergo training in transferable skills critical to developing early-stage researchers and professionals through the Doctoral Academy's training programme.
- Conduct research at a university ranked 6th in the UK (QS World University Rankings 2023).
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Currently, trainees are fully funded by NHS England and are full-time employees of Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. They have annual leave and other benefits in line with usual NHS entitlements and are subject to the normal policies and procedures of the employing Trust. On entry to the programme all trainees commence on the first spine point of Band 6 of the Agenda for Change pay scales.
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